Gurba’s writing feels devastating and holy and hilarious all at once, like a dead sea scroll that is as fun to read as an old issue of Playboy.
We Were Witches by Ariel Gore is an autobiographical novel that uses magick spells and inverted fairy tales to combat queer scapegoating, domestic violence, and high-interest student loans. We’re going to read it together this month!
“To read a piece about lesbian e e cummings, you have to fully commit, but you could tell Dr. Brown was scared.”
Topics include The Olive Garden, Harvey Weinstein, domestic violence, Kink.com, Dirty John the con artist, an immersive Casper mattress experience, essential oils and more!
The Nobel Prize is “fun” now, “Her Body and Other Parties,” Shirley Jackson, Rupi Kaur, the most subversive thing a woman can be and more.
Read queer banned books. Support their authors. And maybe buy an extra copy or two of these and leave them in a school library near you.
Topics include group chat, murder, Jamaica High School, Rosé, Basic Instinct, libraries, the injustice of the criminal justice system, why cops shoot and more.
Feminist books to inspire creative resistance, book collecting, writers of color and escaping autobiography, Harry Potter fanfiction feelings and more.
Most queer books focus on romantic relationships. These ones are centered on queer friendship.
Whether you’re looking for powerful personal bisexual narratives, insightful political analysis of bisexual issues, or information to help understand bisexuality (yours or someone else’s), there are books in here you don’t want to miss!
Being bi is Gen’s favorite thing about herself. It’s as freeing for her as it’s become for me.
From fiction to anthologies and histories to graphic novels, the last ten years have shown that telling our own stories is essential to building a community and garnering the strength to live an authentic life.
Topics include Taylor Swift, Dylan Roof, where your Forever 21 shirts get made, Colin Kaepernick, reading Jane Eyre while black, Milk Bar, the sorrow and shame of the accidental killer, and more.
How empathy works, a new quarterly queer book club box, literary sequels, narratives in old letters and more.
Topics include sorority fashions, Taylor Swift, plus-size fashion, being a minority in start-up media, that Piece of Shit Joe Arpaio, Kathy Griffin, emo and more!
The beauty of language in translation, reading the classics while black, top 10 books about tyrants for no reason, parties as literary devices and more.
“Fetch” is a beautiful love letter to a pet, a coming of age story, and an exploration of all the complexities of what it really means to take care of another living being.
What a colorful decade for us all!
Topics include women in the KKK, the Confederate flag, women’s magazines as aspirational employment centers, smartphones & teenagers, Captain EO, murder, the stories we tell ourselves and more.
A silent book club, women Vikings, small-press books out in August, Native people in literature, headless women on book covers and more!